Franklin County school teacher arrested while working second job

RED BAY, Ala. – A Franklin County teacher has been arrested while working at a second job.  Monday night, 38-year-old Shanna Ozbirn was taken into custody by Red Bay Police after a city council meeting.

Shanna Ozbirn

Shanna Ozbirn

Police Chief Janna Jackson said Ozbirn appeared to be under the influence, and in no shape to operate a vehicle.

Ozbirn was at the meeting as a freelance writer for a Red Bay newspaper.  She was charged with public intoxication and possession of prohibited liquor.

County school officials are unsure if any disciplinary actions will be taken against the Red Bay Elementary school teacher.

System leaders say Shanna Ozbirn checked into a rehab center this morning.